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Standardbred from Lakeside, ON

Angel Sassy Mac Mar 8/95-Aug 8/07

About Me

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I am from Lakeside, ON and I've been a Club Horse member for 3 years, 9 months and 14 days

Nicknames: We called him Mackie

Age: 21 years old

Gender: Gelding

Breed: Standardbred

Height: 16hh

Color: Bay

Type of Riding: We rode english, he liked to jump.

My Horse's Achievements: There is not a day go by that I am not SO proud of him.


I have also included some photos of other
ANGEL HORSES in my life. FOOL KAT, the
solid bred paint that I leased, BRAY, the
handsome Standardbred that I bought for
all the wrong reasons, and of course,
JACKIE, the best little pal Sterl May ever
had.



Thanks Sadie vote 100
Thanks Angel Petite Fleur vote 500
Thanks Pippin & boys vote 1000
Thanks silent vote 2000
Thanks Whiskey & Deacon vote 2500
Thanks Amber vote 3000
Thanks Blondies vote 4000
Thanks Blondies vote 5000
Thanks Blondies vote 6000

My Horse's Favorite Treat: apples snacks, he could be a bit of a piggy

My Horse's Favorite Things To Do: He just loved to hang out with you, he really thought he was a dog, I bet he would have sat on your lap...

Pet Peeves: He hated being away from Sterl May, they were very good friends

My Horse's motto: Just keep trying

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How We Met

Mackie came into my life when I needed him most. I had just spent almost 4 years with a horse that was all wrong for me. Mackie was such a willing partner, he made having a horse such a treat. He tried to please no matter what you asked of him. Knowing what I know now, I realize that life was really tough for Mackie. He had many health issues, everything from mild colic to choke, to allergic reaction to a vaccine and then a reaction to the antibiotic. His biggest challenge was getting and surviving EPM not once but twice. As a result of the EPM meds he developed gastric ulcers, it just went on and on. Thru all of this Mackie never once complained. It looked like we were finally on our way to enjoying ourselves, when his behavior changed, nothing drastic, just a little off. After a consultation with our Vet, an appointment was made at the University Equine Hospital for Mackie to see a cardiologist. The night before our appointment I told Mackie that we were going to get some answers, in my heart I knew it was not good, but I had hope because after all, these people were specialists. It was a very long day, filled with tons of tests and information overload. When all the info had been gathered, we sat down and they explained to me that he was in heart failure, only one of his four heart valves was functioning. They felt that this condition had been present for years, they said for me not to beat myself up, it was NOT something that either Dr. Cook or I had missed. Typically horses don't show symptoms because they keep trying, they said Mackie never gave up, his heart did.. His prognosis was poor to hopeless, I had 3 options, 1. leave him at the hospital and treat, however, they told me that they did not recommend treatment, even if it did help, it would be short lived. 2. take him home to die, but it would not be a peaceful death. 3. I could let him go now. I choose to let him go, I stayed with him, at his side the whole time, it was important to me that my face and my voice be the last he saw and heard. I held him and told him how much he was loved, I came home alone that day. He was only 12. I donated his body to the University Hospital, I got great comfort from knowing that his heart might help someone else's horse. I miss him everyday. Love you Mackie. We will meet again.








Mackie was Angel HOTD Dec 26/2012
Mackie was Angel HOTD Dec 26/2013
Mackie was Angel HOTM January 2014
Mackie was Angel HOTD Dec26/2014 & 2015
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My Horse Stats

I've had 35779 friends visit me.

I'm the 40,315th member on HorseChannel.com.

6,576 friends have voted for me since I joined Club Horse!

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Saturday was a long work day. I'm only working weekends, for now, because work is slow, so Saturday was a blessing. Need to pick up some Freedom 45. The flies are awful. I feel bad for Tracy's burros. They're so wild, she can't do anything but feed and water them. Too wild to get close enough to to treat for flies. They'll come up to her for the animal crackers she buys them, but for nothing else. Glad Sadie's sociable. I'd be hurt if she didn't allow me to do things for her. She's such a brat but a good girl, too. She thinks a conversation is suppose to include her. Leaving lots of love and a vote from us.

Come visit me, SADIE * Thank you for September HOTM! Honored.*.

09/25/2016 02:23.49 AM Report This Comment
Hi Angel Mackie, here's a heavenly vote for ya buddy. Love ya, Angel H.T.

Come visit me, Nuttin But Good. Tkx Mom, Indy & H.T. for 15800!, R.I.P. Hi Tech Image, Tks Mom, Indy Paige #16600! & MWS Zippn By Indy, Tks, Allie, BJ & Grace, 14500!.

09/24/2016 03:49.00 PM Report This Comment
Love and a quick Saturday vote. <3

Come visit me, SADIE * Thank you for September HOTM! Honored.*.

09/24/2016 01:02.26 AM Report This Comment
Hi Angel Mackie, here's a heavenly vote for ya buddy. Love ya, Angel H.T.

Come visit me, Nuttin But Good. Tkx Mom, Indy & H.T. for 15800!, R.I.P. Hi Tech Image, Tks Mom, Indy Paige #16600! & MWS Zippn By Indy, Tks, Allie, BJ & Grace, 14500!.

09/23/2016 04:54.39 PM Report This Comment
Hi Angel Mackie, here's a heavenly vote for ya buddy. Love ya, Angel H.T.

Come visit me, Nuttin But Good. Tkx Mom, Indy & H.T. for 15800!, R.I.P. Hi Tech Image, Tks Mom, Indy Paige #16600! & MWS Zippn By Indy, Tks, Allie, BJ & Grace, 14500!.

09/22/2016 03:39.06 PM Report This Comment
Happy Thursday!
Left a vote
Hope you have a good day.
God bless you and your horses.

Come visit me, Spencer, Kristy, Hallee & R.I.P Naley.

09/22/2016 07:18.19 AM Report This Comment
<3 Quick vote. <3

Come visit me, SADIE * Thank you for September HOTM! Honored.*.

09/22/2016 01:44.53 AM Report This Comment
Hi Angel Mackie, here's a heavenly vote for ya buddy. Love ya, Angel H.T.

Come visit me, Nuttin But Good. Tkx Mom, Indy & H.T. for 15800!, R.I.P. Hi Tech Image, Tks Mom, Indy Paige #16600! & MWS Zippn By Indy, Tks, Allie, BJ & Grace, 14500!.

09/21/2016 04:55.08 PM Report This Comment
LOVIN' RETIREMENT...
Still getting up early, I like mornings, the peace and quiet, just me and my coffee, off to do chores. I don't know where the day goes, can't imagine how I had time to work, lol. Love Donna Lee

Come visit me, Sterl May, Angel Sassy Mac Mar 8/95-Aug 8/07 & Royal Mes.

09/21/2016 02:35.10 AM Report This Comment
I've kept my Manna Pro fly spray in my hay shed. I've had it for so long, summer heat, etc., I didn't think it would work, but When I sprayed Sadie with it, Monday, the fart'n flies went away. My friend, Tracy, has 2 burros that she adopted. They're wild. When I visited Saturday, the flies were attacking their eyes. So sad. She can't get near them to put on spray or fly masks. After Star went blind in both eyes from glaucoma, I'm careful to keep Sadie's protected with her fly mask. Tracy seems to have more flies at her place than I do. Going to leave lots of love and a vote.

Come visit me, SADIE * Thank you for September HOTM! Honored.*.

09/21/2016 01:55.36 AM Report This Comment
Hi Angel Mackie, here's a heavenly vote for ya buddy. Love ya, Angel H.T.

Come visit me, Nuttin But Good. Tkx Mom, Indy & H.T. for 15800!, R.I.P. Hi Tech Image, Tks Mom, Indy Paige #16600! & MWS Zippn By Indy, Tks, Allie, BJ & Grace, 14500!.

09/20/2016 04:50.02 PM Report This Comment
Hugs and a quick vote.

Come visit me, SADIE * Thank you for September HOTM! Honored.*.

09/20/2016 01:24.31 AM Report This Comment
Hi Angel Mackie, here's a heavenly vote for ya buddy. Love ya, Angel H.T.

Come visit me, Nuttin But Good. Tkx Mom, Indy & H.T. for 15800!, R.I.P. Hi Tech Image, Tks Mom, Indy Paige #16600! & MWS Zippn By Indy, Tks, Allie, BJ & Grace, 14500!.

09/19/2016 02:44.14 PM Report This Comment
Thanks for the nice comments. This was one birthday Austin will always remember. I will, too, because I enjoyed Austin's excitement. Have a beautiful Monday. Love and a vote.

Come visit me, SADIE * Thank you for September HOTM! Honored.*.

09/19/2016 03:28.20 AM Report This Comment
Hi Angel Mackie, here's a heavenly vote for ya buddy. Love ya, Angel H.T.

Come visit me, Nuttin But Good. Tkx Mom, Indy & H.T. for 15800!, R.I.P. Hi Tech Image, Tks Mom, Indy Paige #16600! & MWS Zippn By Indy, Tks, Allie, BJ & Grace, 14500!.

09/18/2016 04:48.44 PM Report This Comment
What a great Vegas trip! Austin fell in love with The Hard Rock Cafe and Casino. No gambling, but was so excited about the displays. We had his birthday dinner at The HR Cafe, and he was introduce, by our server, to the patrons who sang Happy Birthday to him. It was a blessing to see him so excited. We went to Planet Hollywood, Bally's, The Flamingo and Caesar's Palace as well as The Hard Rock. Went by fast, of course. We got home around 7 pm tonight. I picked up a shift at work for Sunday. Back to the grind. Scruffy was happy to see us, my cats excited to go outside and Sadie acted like I hadn't left. Much to do. Love and a very blessed Saturday night vote. <3

Come visit me, SADIE * Thank you for September HOTM! Honored.*.

09/17/2016 10:11.55 PM Report This Comment
Hi Angel Mackie, here's a heavenly vote for ya buddy. Love ya, Angel H.T.

Come visit me, Nuttin But Good. Tkx Mom, Indy & H.T. for 15800!, R.I.P. Hi Tech Image, Tks Mom, Indy Paige #16600! & MWS Zippn By Indy, Tks, Allie, BJ & Grace, 14500!.

09/17/2016 05:08.11 PM Report This Comment
Happy Saturday!
Left a vote
Hope you have a good day.
God bless you and your horses.

Come visit me, Spencer, Kristy, Hallee & R.I.P Naley.

09/17/2016 07:52.29 AM Report This Comment
Wow, where does the time go....
Good Morning, we made it thru the first week of retirement, I wonder how I had time to work? It is for sure different, but I think this is going to be OK. I'm still getting up early, but I don't want to switch the routine too much too fast, Have a great weekend, Love Donna Lee

Come visit me, Sterl May, Angel Sassy Mac Mar 8/95-Aug 8/07 & Royal Mes.

09/17/2016 03:07.48 AM Report This Comment
Hi Angel Mackie, here's a heavenly vote for ya buddy. Love ya, Angel H.T.

Come visit me, Nuttin But Good. Tkx Mom, Indy & H.T. for 15800!, R.I.P. Hi Tech Image, Tks Mom, Indy Paige #16600! & MWS Zippn By Indy, Tks, Allie, BJ & Grace, 14500!.

09/16/2016 01:07.46 PM Report This Comment
Hi Angel Mackie, here's a heavenly vote for ya buddy. Love ya, Angel H.T.

Come visit me, Nuttin But Good. Tkx Mom, Indy & H.T. for 15800!, R.I.P. Hi Tech Image, Tks Mom, Indy Paige #16600! & MWS Zippn By Indy, Tks, Allie, BJ & Grace, 14500!.

09/15/2016 10:42.33 AM Report This Comment
Hi Angel Mackie, here's a heavenly vote for ya buddy. Love ya, Angel H.T.

Come visit me, Nuttin But Good. Tkx Mom, Indy & H.T. for 15800!, R.I.P. Hi Tech Image, Tks Mom, Indy Paige #16600! & MWS Zippn By Indy, Tks, Allie, BJ & Grace, 14500!.

09/14/2016 05:02.49 PM Report This Comment
Getting ready to leave for Las Vegas. We're planning to leave at 6 am. Early for me. Lol. Will be back on Saturday. Have an awesome evening. Love and a vote. <3

Come visit me, SADIE * Thank you for September HOTM! Honored.*.

09/14/2016 04:45.27 PM Report This Comment
Hugs and a quick vote. <3

Come visit me, SADIE * Thank you for September HOTM! Honored.*.

09/13/2016 11:05.29 PM Report This Comment
Hi Angel Mackie, here's a heavenly vote for ya buddy. Love ya, Angel H.T.

Come visit me, Nuttin But Good. Tkx Mom, Indy & H.T. for 15800!, R.I.P. Hi Tech Image, Tks Mom, Indy Paige #16600! & MWS Zippn By Indy, Tks, Allie, BJ & Grace, 14500!.

09/13/2016 05:12.16 PM Report This Comment
Hi Angel Mackie, here's a heavenly vote for ya buddy. Love ya, Angel H.T.

Come visit me, Nuttin But Good. Tkx Mom, Indy & H.T. for 15800!, R.I.P. Hi Tech Image, Tks Mom, Indy Paige #16600! & MWS Zippn By Indy, Tks, Allie, BJ & Grace, 14500!.

09/12/2016 05:06.46 PM Report This Comment
Love, hugs and a quick vote.

Come visit me, SADIE * Thank you for September HOTM! Honored.*.

09/12/2016 02:42.50 AM Report This Comment
Hi Angel Mackie, here's a heavenly vote for ya buddy. Love ya, Angel H.T.

Come visit me, Nuttin But Good. Tkx Mom, Indy & H.T. for 15800!, R.I.P. Hi Tech Image, Tks Mom, Indy Paige #16600! & MWS Zippn By Indy, Tks, Allie, BJ & Grace, 14500!.

09/11/2016 05:06.49 PM Report This Comment
IT'S OFFICIAL......check pics on Sterly's page
I am officially unemployed, yeah. Friday was not only my 65th birthday but also my last day of work at the plant...I have to say it still feels pretty strange, it has not totally sunk in yet. I posted a few pics of the party, it was an absolutely fabulous day, filled with tears, laughs, hugs, well wishes and oh don't forget the presents...that is me with my two supervisors and the cakes we had a lunch. I'm still on a high, what a wonderful goodbye. Monday will feel so strange, Love to all, Donna Lee

Come visit me, Sterl May, Angel Sassy Mac Mar 8/95-Aug 8/07 & Royal Mes.

09/11/2016 02:45.18 AM Report This Comment
Love and a Happy Sunday vote.

Come visit me, SADIE * Thank you for September HOTM! Honored.*.

09/11/2016 02:02.41 AM Report This Comment
Hi Angel Mackie, here's a heavenly vote for ya buddy. Love ya, Angel H.T.

Come visit me, Nuttin But Good. Tkx Mom, Indy & H.T. for 15800!, R.I.P. Hi Tech Image, Tks Mom, Indy Paige #16600! & MWS Zippn By Indy, Tks, Allie, BJ & Grace, 14500!.

09/10/2016 03:52.57 PM Report This Comment
Happy Saturday!
Left a vote
Hope you have a good day.
God bless you and your horses.

Come visit me, Spencer, Kristy, Hallee & R.I.P Naley.

09/10/2016 07:41.19 AM Report This Comment
Hi Angel Mackie, here's a heavenly vote for ya buddy. Love ya, Angel H.T.

Come visit me, Nuttin But Good. Tkx Mom, Indy & H.T. for 15800!, R.I.P. Hi Tech Image, Tks Mom, Indy Paige #16600! & MWS Zippn By Indy, Tks, Allie, BJ & Grace, 14500!.

09/09/2016 04:57.47 PM Report This Comment
Busy work weekend. Going to Las Vegas next Thursday, celebrating Austin's 21st birthday on Friday the 16th, coming back home on the 17th. Have a wonderful weekend. Love and a vote.

Come visit me, SADIE * Thank you for September HOTM! Honored.*.

09/09/2016 01:54.19 AM Report This Comment
Hi Angel Mackie, here's a heavenly vote for ya buddy. Love ya, Angel H.T.

Come visit me, Nuttin But Good. Tkx Mom, Indy & H.T. for 15800!, R.I.P. Hi Tech Image, Tks Mom, Indy Paige #16600! & MWS Zippn By Indy, Tks, Allie, BJ & Grace, 14500!.

09/08/2016 05:18.04 PM Report This Comment
Heavy rain this morning from Hurricane Newton. Humid, y'all. Had Sadie out for a few hours. Austin went outside with her, eating chocolate chip cookies. She realized it and chased him. It was so funny to watch. She ate a couple. Hoping that's not a no no. It's several hours later, and she's doing fine. Love and a vote.

Come visit me, SADIE * Thank you for September HOTM! Honored.*.

09/08/2016 02:19.10 AM Report This Comment
HI Angel Mackie, here's a heavenly vote for ya buddy. Love ya, Angel H.T.

Come visit me, Nuttin But Good. Tkx Mom, Indy & H.T. for 15800!, R.I.P. Hi Tech Image, Tks Mom, Indy Paige #16600! & MWS Zippn By Indy, Tks, Allie, BJ & Grace, 14500!.

09/07/2016 05:02.02 PM Report This Comment
Hugs and a humid vote.

Come visit me, SADIE * Thank you for September HOTM! Honored.*.

09/07/2016 03:08.45 AM Report This Comment
HI Angel Mackie, here's a heavenly vote for ya buddy. Love ya, Angel H.T.

Come visit me, Nuttin But Good. Tkx Mom, Indy & H.T. for 15800!, R.I.P. Hi Tech Image, Tks Mom, Indy Paige #16600! & MWS Zippn By Indy, Tks, Allie, BJ & Grace, 14500!.

09/06/2016 05:08.06 PM Report This Comment
Internet problems. Rough wind may be the cause, since my internet is satellite. Love and a vote.

Come visit me, SADIE * Thank you for September HOTM! Honored.*.

09/06/2016 02:53.28 AM Report This Comment
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